What is a Car Control Clinic?
At this event, you can expect to improve your driving skills, increase your confidence, and experience your car’s capabilities in a fun, safe and stress-free environment. Through our classroom sessions, car-control exercises and course practice, you will learn skills and techniques that will be applicable to real-world driving situations. Our classroom instructor will discuss proper hand, mirror and seating positions, looking ahead, cornering techniques, oversteer and understeer, accident avoidance and much more. Our experienced driving instructors will help you master the car control exercises which will include a simulated emergency lane change, a slalom, a decreasing-radius corner, and threshold braking. In the afternoon, we’ll do all the exercises in succession in one big course.
What will my day look like?
7:00—Arrive, empty car for Safety Inspection
7:20—Safety Inspection and Registration Open
8:00—Introduction and Classroom
9:00—Car Control Exercises
12:30—Lunch and Classroom
What car can I bring?
All registered, street-legal cars are welcome. Two drivers may share one car, but both drivers must register separately.
Who can register?
Any female with a valid driver’s license who is 16 or older. Drivers under the age of 18 must bring a legal guardian to sign the Minor Release Waiver. BMW CCA membership is not a requirement.
What is the cost?
$60 which includes muffins and coffee in the morning, a catered lunch in the afternoon and a $10 credit toward your first regular autocross.
How do I sign up?
Registration is online using MotorsportReg. You’ll need to create an MSR account if you don’t already have one. Only 40 spots available so sign up early!
What should I bring?
Your car with a full tank of gas and good tire tread, your driver’s license, sunscreen, a hat and if you have one or can borrow one, a Snell 2010 or newer helmet. A limited number of helmets are available; let us know if you will need one.
What shouldn't I bring?
When you arrive, you will need to empty your car and it will need to remain empty during the event, so limit valuables to a small purse or wallet that will fit in your glove box.
Will my insurance be valid?
You will have to check with your individual carrier to see if you are covered for an event such as this.
I have more questions. Who do I ask?
You can email the Autocross Director, Kim, at firstname.lastname@example.org